Psychology 418-practice midterm 1-2014

6 an experimenter had one group of participants eat

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Unformatted text preview: of an experiment? a) b) c) d) e) Test and then retest subjects in the exact same manner Test and retest with an alternate form of the test Have two researchers recording the same data (interrater) Use subjects that are also researchers and can help influence your data Correlate scores on one half of the measure with scores on the other half through split- half reliability coefficients. 6. An experimenter had one group of participants eat ice cream that was packaged in a red carton, whereas another group of participants ate the same flavor ice cream from a green carton. Participants then indicated how much they liked the ice cream by rating the taste on a 1- 5 scale. The independent variable in this experiment was the a. Ice cream ratings b. Gender of the participant c. Color of the carton d. Flavor of the ice cream Name________________________________________________ 7. Which type of scale is needed for a doctor if the doctor asks a patient “On a scale of 1- 10, how much does your head hurt” after an operation. a. Nominal b. Ordinal c. Interval d. Ratio 8. The mode of the following set of data 3 2 5 5 3 5 2 3 1 4 5 2 is _______________ a. 2 b. 3 c. 4 d. 5 9. Consider the following survey question: “Most Americans consider cell phones to be...
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